Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology


1 Department of Gynecology Oncology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of pathology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Introduction: Synovial sarcoma of the ovary is a very rare tumor reported only once in the past. It is the second softest tissue mass after rhabdomyosarcoma in adults but its usual site is extremities not ovary.
Case Presentation: Here we describe a 53-year-old woman with primary synovial sarcoma of the ovary with insufficient treatment and lung metastasis of the tumor.
Conclusions: Because of harmlessness symptoms, it is usually missed and correct treatment is delayed. When facing this type of tumor, referring to well-equipped centers with experienced surgeons in this field is recommended for sufficient treatment and best results.


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